Can dance and song offer insight into a performer's experience, even across race and gender? In this episode, Laura interviews MacArthur Genius Award winning choreographer Okwui Okpokwasili about her groundbreaking experimental work to communicate the lived experiences of African and African American women. Okpokwasili explains how she uses movement, gesture, and character play to bypass audiences' preconceived notions and bring visibility to identities rendered invisible by mainstream culture.
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